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Course: Innovations & Controversies in Complex Vascular Interventions & Wound Management: Emphasis on Advanced Arterial Interventions, Non-healing Wound Management, Venous Procedures, and Podiatric Therapies

Date: May 9, 2013 – May 11, 2013

Location: The Marriott Marquis, NYC
1535 Broadway at 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
Program Directors: James F. McKinsey, MD

Oscar Alvarez, PhD
Danielle Bajakian, MD
Tzvi Bar-David, DPM
Michael Silane, MD

This symposium is a two and a half day educational event for clinicians involved in the management of vascular diseases, wound care, and podiatric problems. Our nationally recognized faculty will address issues in current clinical practice, complications and pitfalls of newer technologies, and discuss the evolution of the field. Lecture topics will include:

      • Indications, techniques, and results of surgical and endovascular options for complex lower extremity revascularization and limb salvage
      • Medical and surgical principles in treating the infected foot with soft tissue and/or bone involvement
      • Surgical and endovascular best practices and techniques for the treatment of carotid artery disease
      • Current devices and techniques for the repair of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms
      • Principles of wound healing and discuss decision making with the most current available modalities to heal chronic wounds
      • Medical and surgical decision-making principles in the management of the neuropathic foot including bracing, reconstruction, and medication selection

For complete course details and to register, please visit our event page.

This activity is designed for vascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons, general surgeons, interventional cardiologists, vascular interventional radiologists, podiatrists, wound care specialists, visiting nurses/technicians, OR vascular nurses, fellows-in-training, vascular laboratory technicians, and radiologic technologists.

For more information, please contact Nina Scatton, Program Coordinator, at (201)346-7009 or


Announcement: Division of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

by Columbia Surgery on February 11, 2013

Within the NYP/Columbia Department of Surgery, more than two dozen departments and programs offer specialized care in breast surgery, colorectal surgery, pancreas surgery, and more.

The department is pleased to announce that three of its divisions – Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Vascular Surgery – have united into an integrated Division of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery. According to Deborah Schwarz, RPA, CIBE, Executive Director of the Office of External Affairs, the unification will facilitate integration of procedures, sharing of techniques, and cross-collaboration between the disciplines.

Emile Bacha, MD is the Chief of the newly combined division. Joshua Sonett, MD, remains the Thoracic Section Chief, and James F. McKinsey, MD, remains the Vascular Section Chief.


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